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Can You Get Pregnant Even When Using An IUD?

The photo of a newborn baby holding a Mirena IUD is making rounds online. How common is it to get pregnant while using an intrauterine device, and what are the potential consequences?

Healthy Living/Wellness May 6, 2017

Swearing Aloud While You Exercise Can Make Your Muscles Stronger

Researchers said people can reap physical benefits from uttering swear words during an intense workout. Swearing pushes people to try harder and make muscles stronger.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 5, 2017

World's Heaviest Woman Loses Hundreds Of Pounds Through Bariatric Surgery: See Her Transformation

The world's heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, has lost hundreds of pounds since her bariatric surgery and therapy. Learn her story and see her transformation through these videos.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 5, 2017

So You’ve Decided To Go Gluten-Free: Here’s How Your Body Will Likely React

What happens to the body on a gluten-free diet? Here are some potential effects, including in those who do not test positive for celiac disease but have gluten sensitivity.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 4, 2017

Got Vitamin D Deficiency? Your Sunscreen Might Be The Culprit

Research found that over a billion people in the world suffered from vitamin D deficiency. Scientists claimed that the rate of deficiency increased due to people's propensity to use sunscreen lotion and fear of exposure to sunlight.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2017

Trump Administration Loosens Obama-Era School Lunch Guidelines: What’s In Store For The Kids Now?

Newly confirmed agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue has announced a rule eliminating certain nutritional standards in place in school cafeterias. His office seeks to relax guidelines on sodium, whole grain, and milk set during the Obama administration.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2017

Save Yourself A Trip To A Heart Doctor: Don't Go Gluten-Free If You Don't Have Celiac Disease

A new study revealed that a low-gluten diet does not necessarily safeguard an individual from heart disease risks. The research advised people without celiac disease to not restrict their intake of gluten or food products having the storage protein.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2017

Tick Season Is Here: What You Should Know To Prevent Lyme Disease

Save yourself from disease-causing ticks. Know more about the first symptoms of Lyme disease to watch out for and tick-prone areas in the country you should avoid for now.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2017

Is Alternate-Day Fasting Better Than Traditional Diet For Weight Loss? Study Offers Answer

A new study compared the effectiveness of alternate-day fasting and traditional calorie-restricted diet for weight loss. Which one is better for those who want to lose and maintain weight?

Healthy Living/Wellness May 1, 2017

People With Slender Face Likely To Be Left-Handed, More Susceptible To Tuberculosis

The genes behind slim facial features and tuberculosis may also raise the likelihood for left-handedness. Earlier studies also link high incidence of psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia in left-handed people.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2017

World's Heaviest Woman Will Move To Abu Dhabi Hospital For Further Treatment

The world's heaviest woman would soon be shifted from Mumbai's Saifee Hospital to Abu Dhabi's Burjeel Hospital. Doctors from both hospitals devised the gargantuan plan of moving the patient.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 28, 2017

Gym Offers Nap Class Where You Can Just Sleep And Still Burn Calories

A gym in the UK offers the best of both worlds for tired people who want to lose weight. Napercise lets people have uninterrupted sleep in a calorie-burning environment.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 28, 2017

This 25-Pound Blanket Can Help Relieve Stress And Anxiety, Clinical Studies Show

Gravity is a blanket that’s designed to make its users feel as if they are being embraced or swaddled. Its weighted design is made to be a stress and anxiety reliever.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 28, 2017

New Editorial Says Saturated Fats Do Not Up Heart Disease Risk, And Experts Remain Divided

A new editorial published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine called it "plain wrong" to villify saturated fats and say they result in coronary heart disease. Here are the two sides of the ongoing scientific debate.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 27, 2017

Despite Normal BMI, Excess Weight Around Waist Could Raise Death Risk

In a new study, people with a normal body mass index but carry excess weight around their middle have the highest death risk from any cause. Find out the dangers of belly fat in this new research confirming previous findings.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 28, 2017

Climate Change May Be Getting Americans To Exercise More: Here’s How

The increasingly warmer temperatures might inspire Americans to be more physically active and spend time outside. A new study finds there is a link between global warming and increased outdoor exercise as the only positive outcome of climate change.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 26, 2017

45 Minutes Of Exercise Several Days A Week Can Boost Brain Power Of People In Their 50s

To boost brain power during old age or middle age, exercise is the best bet - especially for those in the 50s. According to a study by Australian researchers, thinking power and memory skills improve remarkably when people exercise.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2017

At Age 16, Conjoined Twins In Connecticut Thrive And Likely Won't Get Surgery

Carmen and Lupita Andrade are among the very few conjoined twins in the United States today. Find out how they thrive at age 16, and how the surgery of Lupita's scoliosis - a highly risky procedure - fits into their future plans.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2017

Stealthing: What You Need To Know About New Trend Of Men Removing Condom Without Partner's Consent

What is stealthing? In her new study, Alexandra Brodsky answers this questions and explains why this disturbing new trend in the bedroom looks bad from any angle.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2017

Iowa Teen’s Organ And Tissues Help 194 People: Why Organ Donations Matter Today More Than Ever

An Iowa teen helped 194 people with his organ and tissue donations 15 months after his death. Currently, both deceased and living organ donors are badly needed.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2017

Fountain Of Youth May Be Hiding Within Human Body: Blood From Babies' Umbilical Cord Reversed Aging In Mice

New evidence suggesting overall improvement in memory and cognitive function through cellular infusion shows promising results in age reversal. Human DNA and cell analyses pave the way to unlock the fountain of youth.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 22, 2017

Americans Support Marijuana Legalization More Today Than Ever: Poll

A recent poll shows that American adults support the legalization of marijuana more than ever, both for recreational and medical use. Most of the respondents think that the drug is less dangerous than the others.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 21, 2017

Diet Soda Tied To Stroke And Dementia: Other Ill Effects Linked To The Popular Beverage

Artificially sweetened beverages like diet soft drinks have been positioned as a healthful alternative to sugar-sweetened beverages. A number of studies, however, have warned of the various dangers of diet sodas and their artificial sweeteners.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 21, 2017

Can Birth Control Pills Negatively Impact Women's Quality Of Life?

Birth control pills consumed by women may negatively impact their quality of life. A new research highlighted the probable link between contraceptive pills and the general well-being of women.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 20, 2017

Running Is Socially Contagious: Posting About Exercise On Social Media Can Influence Friends

When you run more, chances are high that your friends will run more, too. A new global study revealed that running is socially contagious and can influence your peers in a social network.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 20, 2017

Can Late School Start Time Help Prevent Depression And Accidents?

A study revealed that late school start time could help prevent depression and accidents among teens in the United States. AASM attributed early school timing to be the primary reason behind children suffering from physical accidents and depression.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 19, 2017

Salty Diets Make You Hungry, Not Thirsty: Study

Researchers have found that diets rich in salt are not connected with higher levels of thirst. Instead, a new study suggests that salty meals make people more hungry.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 19, 2017

8.3 Million Adult Americans Suffer From Serious Psychological Distress: What Is It And What Can You Do About It?

Depression and anxiety are taking their toll on Americans, as more and more people struggle with psychological distress. Find out what the most common symptoms of PD are, what triggers this mental health disorder, and how to combat it.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 19, 2017

Just An Hour Of Running Adds 7 Hours To Your Life: Study

People who enjoy a good run live three years longer, says a new study. To reap the benefits of exercise and boost your longevity, it’s enough to run between two and four hours a week.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 15, 2017

Daily Touchscreen Use Affects Sleeping Pattern Among Infants: Study

Study finds an association between daily use of touchscreen devices and problems with infants’ sleeping pattern. Findings add to current research about both the negative and positive impacts of touchscreen device usage among young children.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 14, 2017

Cosmopolitan Comes Under Fire For Weight Loss Feature On Cancer Patient

A weight loss article published by Cosmopolitan magazine has drawn the flak of readers. The real secret of reducing weight 'without a single session at the gym' turned out to be the case of a woman having lost weight because of cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 12, 2017

Microwaving Tea Could Bring Health Benefits: Is Everyone Convinced?

Microwaving green tea could have health benefits per a 2012 study. The study asserted that microwave heat used to brew tea, makes the drink healthier and tastier.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 12, 2017

Heart Rate Monitor In Fitness Trackers May Not Always Be Accurate: Study

Your favorite wristband fitness tracker may not have a completely reliable heart rate monitor, a new study finds. However, although the monitor's readings are altered while you exercise, you can still use the tracker to keep in shape.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 12, 2017

Elton John Cancels US Shows After Contracting ‘Harmful And Unusual’ Bacterial Infection During South American Tour

Elton John canceled his tour in the United States after suffering from a dangerous bacterial infection. The artist will resume his tour but the following nine concerts won't happen.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2017

‘Night Owl’ Gene Detected By Scientists: Here’s Why Your Circadian Rhythm Matters

The circadian rhythm dictates your sleep cycle and regulates hormone activity responsible for most physiological processes. Studies have shown the circadian clock, which can be altered by the ‘night owl’ gene, also influences how the body responds to medication.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 10, 2017

Ticked Off: 2 Decades After, Man Still Fights Against Lyme Disease

Bruce Shilton, formerly a lawyer and Newmarket court judge, tells the story of his 20-year struggle with Lyme disease. Find out how a tick bite changed his life, and what's on the horizon for others with Lyme.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 10, 2017

‘Crazy Hair Day’: Girl With Alopecia Wins Competition And The Internet With Jeweled Head

A girl from Utah impressed everyone on 'Crazy Hair Day' at school. The girl suffers from Alopecia areata, an autoimmune condition that makes people go through extreme hair loss.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 8, 2017

Genital HPV In US: Infection Rate Higher In Men Than Women

A CDC report revealed that HPV infection is higher among American men than it is in women. Doctors advised vaccination to prevent the onset of diseases related to the infection in men, including genital and oral cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 8, 2017

How To Know If You Have Diabetes: Signs And Symptoms To Watch Out For

Do you have diabetes? Learn more about some of the most common signs and symptoms of diabetes that you should be on the lookout for.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 9, 2017

How To Achieve Healthy, Glowing Skin Naturally, According To Science

Get that glowing skin the natural way. Follow these easy and practical skincare tips, which are all backed by science and experts swear by.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 10, 2017

On World Health Day: 5 Important Facts You Need To Know About Depression

The World Health Day 2017 has put depression as the focal area. The event is putting the spotlight on millions of people driven by extreme anxiety, disability, and suicidal thoughts. Depression, as a mood disorder, has many causative factors.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 8, 2017

Here Are Surefire Ways To Keep Spring Allergies At Bay

You can’t stop spring from coming, but there are many things you can do to prevent spring allergies from spoiling such a stunning season for you this year. Here’s how.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 8, 2017

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